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[October 21, 2011] DPLA Plenary Meeting

[October 21, 2011] DPLA Plenary Meeting

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The first Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Plenary Meeting, convened by the DPLA Secretariat at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and hosted by The National Archives in Washington, DC, brought together a wide range of stakeholders in a broad, open forum to present the history of and vision for the DPLA effort, to showcase the best ideas and models submitted to the Beta Sprint (an open call for code and concepts defining how the DPLA should operate), and to create multiple points of entry for public participation in the work of the DPLA.


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Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: David Norton
November 16, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: David Norton

David Norton gives his perspective on the e-publishing world, public education in a digital environment, and the DPLA’s potential for remarkable change at the October 2011 Plenary.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Jesse Shapins
November 16, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Jesse Shapins

Jesse Shapins, co-founder and associate director of the metaLab (at) Harvard University, talked briefly about his personal vision for the DPLA during the October 2011 Plenary.

Brief Interviews from the Plenary: Barbara Namugayi and Martina Darragh
November 11, 2011

Brief Interviews from the Plenary: Barbara Namugayi and Martina Darragh

Barbara Namugayi and Martina Darragh spoke with us at the October 2011 Plenary Meeting about the ways the DPLA may complement the open access movement and IT community.

November 10, 2011

Notes from the October 2011 Workstream Meetings

Notes from the October 2011 DPLA workstream meetings are now available on the DPLA wiki.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Todd Carpenter
November 9, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Todd Carpenter

Todd Carpenter, Managing Director of the National Information Standards Organization, provides his impression of the October 2011 Plenary Meeting.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Sally Sinn
November 8, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Sally Sinn

Sally Sinn of the National Library of Medicine gives her perspective on the DPLA’s next steps, as well as its great potential.

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Zachary Coble
November 8, 2011

Brief Interviews from the DPLA Plenary: Zachary Coble

Zachary Coble, the systems and emerging technologies librarian at Gettysburg College, gives a brief summary of his perspective on the DPLA’s progress and future.

Photos from the DPLA Plenary Meeting
October 31, 2011

Photos from the DPLA Plenary Meeting

Over 300 government leaders, librarians, technologists, students, and others gathered at the National Archives on October 21, 2011 to share their visions for the DPLA.

Graphic Notes from the DPLA Plenary Meeting
October 26, 2011

Graphic Notes from the DPLA Plenary Meeting

The day's discussions, visualized

We invited two artists from ImageThink to join us at last week’s Digital Public Library of America plenary meeting to create a visual record of the day’s discussions.

First DPLA Plenary Meeting Comes to a Close
October 21, 2011

First DPLA Plenary Meeting Comes to a Close

Thanks to who all who made this week's event a success!

Over 300 government leaders, librarians, technologists, students, and others gathered at the National Archives in Washington, DC today to share their visions for the DPLA.

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